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Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
song sun city, in a way nelson mandela and the anti-apartheid movement permeated the 1980s from all star videos to the cosby show t. oldest daughter named her newborn twins nelson and whenny. organized labor behind boycotts, investment sanctions after years of debate as we said, congress passed a sweeping sanctions law in 19 ex-. president reagan took out his rehave to pen and september it back to congress. i want to welcome former senator cohn. he was among the republicans to override that veto. he also served as secretary of defense during clinton's second terrell. take us back to that moment, eleanor cook in the last segment set up what a historic moment that was to have a president's veto overwritten. the question of sanctions in 1986. can you take us back to the dewitt playing out in your party? because there were plenty of republicans who voted to override that veto. there were also plenty of republicans, jesse helms, orrin hatch, thad cochran that wouldn't do it. take us back and tell us what that was all about. >> well, i think there were two things at work. your guests talk
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
lot. there is a cdc report just last month that showed in the 50 most populous cities in the country, suicides outnumber homicides by 18,000. >> but the mass tragedy, that's the amazing thing as we sort of come up on this anniversary, this one-year anniversary, the mass tragedy didn't in this case, in the case of the columbine, it didn't trigger any legislative action. >> and it triggered quite the attempt at getting there. the president really put his full force behind this, a lot of members of congress. but i remember right after that shooting, i talked to mark blaze, the executive director of mayors against illegal guns, michael bloomberg's big money operation to pass the laws. the way they talked about it then was that they were trying to overcome this grassroots advantage, the nra has, mayor bloomberg is $20 billion, can pump a lot of money into this. but the difference is that the nra has 4 million to 5 million members and when they get an action alert, they'll call their congressmen, turn out to vote in low turnout legislative elections in colorado, they will write letters to
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